The purpose of this NVQ qualification is to define the technical competence requirements for persons required to undertake basic construction, renewal, enhancement and modification activities of Overhead Lines Construction under direction. This qualification will require the learner to attend classroom theory and practical assessments prior to deploying into their place of work.
This qualification is a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ). It involves the skills and knowledge needed for working in railway engineering overhead line construction. NVQs are based on national occupational standards, which the learner must meet to be competent in a particular task. The achievement of NVQs will encourage an employee to value their contribution to the workplace, and it will develop their skills and potential within the railway engineering overhead line construction.
Learners will be required to attend classroom and practical sessions in the construction of Overhead lines. Conformation of learning will be achieved through distance learning assignment exercises and practical assessments at the training centre and at the learner’s place of work. All evidence obtained through these assessments methods will be compiled in the learner’s portfolio of evidence.
Below are the NVQ units covered. Learners will be required to complete of the mandatory units mentioned below: